Ch55

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Ch55
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2011-11-19 18:12:25
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  1. How do patients most often seek periodontal care?
    referral by their general dentist
  2. What information is included in periodontal charting?
    • pocket reaadings
    • furcations
    • tooth mobility
  3. Should teeth have any mobility?
    a slight amount
  4. What is the depth of a normal sulcus?
    1 to 3mm
  5. What unit of measurement are used on the periodontal probe?
    millimeters
  6. What type of radiograph is especially useful in periodontics?
    bitewing
  7. Which instrument is used to remove calculus from supragingival surfaces?
    scaler
  8. Which type of instrument is used to to remove calculus from subgingival surfaces?
    curette
  9. What is the purpose of explorers in periodontal treatment?
    • to provide tactile information
    • to locate calculus
  10. A type of curette with two cutting edges is a
    Universal
  11. What is the purpose of a periodontal pocket marker?
    to mark bleeding points in the gingival tissue
  12. How do ultrasonic scalers work?
    sound waves
  13. What oral conditions contraindicate the use of an ultrasonic scaler?
    • patients with demineralization
    • narrow periodontal pockets
    • exposed dentin
  14. Should an ultrasonic scaler be used on a patient with a communicable disease?
    no
  15. What is more common term for a dental prophylaxis?
    prophy
  16. Who can perform a dental prophylaxis?
    • dentist
    • dental hygienist
  17. "blank" is a surgical periodontal treatment.
    Gingivectomy
  18. What drug is often used for the treatment of periodontitis, juvenile periodontitis, and rapidly destructive periodontitis?
    tetracycline

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